For the last decade I have been stressing how we, the American people have failed to pay attention to the quality of people that we are sending to Washington. Our Founders believed that the system of government they established required men of high character that would abide by the Constitution that they established and the people ratified. As far back as 100 years ago we elected Woodrow Wilson who was no lover of our Constitution. He was what was called a ‘progressive’ which changed to liberal because it proved to be a negative label and then back to progressive by Hillary when liberal became negative. He felt the Constitution was cumbersome and was one of the first to believe that it was a ‘living, breathing’ document that changes with the times: “The trouble with the theory [of limited and divided government] is that government is not a machine, but a living thing. This is where the living and breathing constitution comes from. It is modified by its environment, necessitated by its tasks, shaped to its functions by the sheer pressure of life.” 1 He also commented: “Living political constitutions must be Darwinian in structure and in practice. Society is a living organism and must obey the laws of life, not of mechanics; it must develop. All that progressives ask or desire is permission-in an era when ‘development,’ ‘evolution,’ is the scientific word-to interpret the Constitution according to the Darwinian principle; all they ask is recognition of the fact that a nation is a living thing and not a machine.” 2 But a true constitutionalist does not agree as basic laws never change. The late Antonin Scalia stated: “That’s the argument of flexibility and it goes something like this: The Constitution is over 200 years old and societies change. It has to change with society, like a living organism, or it will become brittle and break. But you would have to be an idiot to believe that. The Constitution is not a living organism, it is a legal document. It says something and doesn’t say other things.” He also stated: “It is difficult to maintain the illusion that we are interpreting a Constitution, rather than inventing one, when we amend its provisions so breezily.”
When we have people that ignore the Founding Principles of America we begin to go down a path that is not scripted by the Founders. They established a system of government that gave us the right to pursue life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Wilson began us on a path that gravitates towards government control of relieving social problems.3 Our Founders believed in limited government and the people be allowed to fair for themselves.
For the last hundred years we have str ayed far from the path the Founders put us on. Wilson got us going in the wrong direction and Franklin Deleno Roosevelt engrained in the American people the socialist agenda. He believed that the government was what was needed to spark the economy and began programs that ‘put people to work’. But these programs were complete failures as the nation stayed in a depression for almost his entire four terms. Though the nation was in the depression when he was elected he did nothing necessary to get out of it. Warren Harding experienced the same market crash in the early twenties and he did what government should do under those circumstances, he cut peoples taxes 50% and cut government spending 50%. Within eighteen months the economy was booming and people were working. Under FDR’s programs from 1933 to 1941 not a lot of progress was made. He raised taxes and punished companies that didn’t invest in their companies because they didn’t know where the economy was going.
Our Founders designed a system that worked on very limited government involvement in business. The free market system will always fix itself unless government interferes as it did in the 1940’s, in the 1970’s with Jimmy Carter and under the Obama administration. They all did the same thing, spend, spend, spend and tax. tax, tax. All it did was make the problem worse. Obama has issued an average of 60 new regulations a day to businesses adding expenses, $44 billion just on his latest issue of regulations, and time to running a business. 4, 5 The Founders wanted as little government interference as possible. We have, over the last hundred years, began to use public money, taxes, to pay for things that our Constitution does not have provisions for, The Department of Education, Medicaid, Medicare just to name a few. Thomas Jefferson stated in 1808: “The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” We have politicians that believe that the government should pay for abortions. Even Jefferson knew that this isn’t something that government should do: “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.”
With all of this happening you have to ask why can’t we see what is happening? Keep in mind that this has been going on for at least a hundred years. It has accelerated under Obama exponentially but as I’ve been saying, we don’t pay attention to who we put into office. Case in point in the 2012 the approval rating for Congress was 9% yet we returned over 90% of them to D.C.! We have to keep in mind that when the economy crashes it was caused by these people. They are supposed to represent the people that have elected them but what the majority of them do is represent the Party they are in. We have been trying to get these politicians to close the border since Reagan was president but it has never been done. They have voted to build a fence/wall but have never voted to fund it. These are people of very low character. They are in both parties but the Democrat Party is rife with them. There are reasons for this and all we have to do is understand that most of the people in Congress are globalist. This means that they pass laws that benefit the global community at the cost of the American people. That is why our trade deals benefit everyone but America. There is a United Nations resolution, Agenda 21 which has been revised to Agenda 2030. There are many things that this resolution calls for that Americans will not accept outright. So they have been instigating them a little at a time. It’s like putting a frog in a pan and slowly raising the temperature until you’ve boiled the frog to death. The object is to slowly initiate the agenda a little at a time and then one day we wake up and we have a One World Order and America id history.
The fact that too many people pay no attention to what is going on makes this process really easy. I will go over their goals and then look at what has happened in America so we can see how they, a shadow government, have been implementing this agenda without the majority of us knowing about it at all. This is why there was so much resistance to Donald Trump. He is for the American people AND upholding the Constitution. He’s a populist. ALL the other candidates in the Republican Party that he ran against are globalists!
- Heckscher, p. 101.
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